Paris in Quotations Hardback
Part of the In Quotations series
Over the centuries, Paris has intrigued, revolted, scandalized and most of all captured the heart of many a visitor.
For Dickens it is the `most extraordinary place in the world', for Hazlitt, `a beast of a city', and for French writers, the essence of civilization: `I maintain that, for people of breeding, there is no salvation out of Paris.' claimed playwright Moliere.
Describing the capital variously as a city of lovers, gastronomy, fashion and filth, myriad quotations - sometimes poetic, sometimes humorous and always fizzing with insight - are collected here.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: The Bodleian Library
- Publication Date: 07/10/2016
- Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
- ISBN: 9781851244102